Master of Science in Counseling / Applied Behavior Analysis
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

The online master’s in Counseling with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is designed for the working professional who wants to gain specialized skills. The program is based on the goal of developing clinicians informed by science.

This online special education degree includes discussions of ABA teaching strategies, behavioral intervention, and assessment. Classes are taught by professors who are active clinicians and researchers in the field. The curriculum meets requirements for eligibility for students to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination (BCBA). 

Course topics include studies of the following:
Ethical conduct for behavior analysts
Professional issues in applied behavior analysis
Behavior assessment models
Evaluating interventions

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in psychology or related field is desired and/or related experience